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Friday, September 23, 2005

South Korea to develop robot soldiers - Robots - "Apparently the South Korean government has managed to miss all of the Terminator films (although we can�t say we blame them for skipping T3), as they have announced a new program intended to develop robotic �soldiers� that promises to bring us one step closer to machine-led Armageddon (that is, if the US doesn�t beat them to the punch). The joint project between the ministries of defense and information and communication will attempt to build an army of six- or eight-legged (or wheeled) killbots intended to do the dirty work that we humans are now too good for. These full-sized, insect-like robots will be used to scurry around battlefields, detecting landmines and unleashing a hail of firepower on unsuspecting, technologically-backwards enemies. We won�t make anymore snarky comments, however, because we realize that one day these bots will be our masters, and may decide to peruse old Engadget posts in their free time."

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